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  1. Anonymous says:

    I love tea and I have a wild clove garden is awesome!

  2. Wow, fascinating! I am intrigued, will have to try this someday. I really enjoyed your lovely pictures too <3.

    1. Natasha Metzler says:

      Ah, thanks! 🙂

  3. Anonymous says:

    I dry herbs in my ‘frig. Put them on something like a plate so the dry, cold frig air can circulate around them. They keep their color, too. When dry, store in glss containers. Since my frig is lots bigger than I need, this works well for me. Then there is the freezer method. Freeze and cut off a frozen chunk & brew. And, yes, my freezer also has lots of room but herbs don’t take much room.

    1. Natasha Metzler says:

      I have actually done this before, but didn’t think of it when I was writing the post! Thanks for this reminder.

  4. I drink herb tea all the time, but I drink the kind that comes from the supermarket in tebags. I’ve never thought of making my own before, but you make it look so elegant!

    1. Natasha Metzler says:

      It really is quite fun. And just a few hours of gathering gives me enough to last the year. 🙂

  5. I love herbal tea also, Natasha. I’ve never tried clover or mixed my herbs, but I have used raspberry, strawberry, goldenrod, and mint. Catnip is my most consistent. I air dry them. I’m always looking for new herbs to use. Maybe we can share a cup someday. 🙂

      1. Natasha Metzler says:

        the place I lived before I got married had tons and tons of catnip. I’ve always regretted not digging up some and taking it with me!

        1. Oh my. It grows like weeds around here. I wonder if there are regulations against shipping it across state lines. Maybe I can keep some moist and send it to you for replanting. I’ll look into it.

  6. Love You Tasha and Brianna 🙂

  7. I loved reading this post and emailed it to my husband, since he planted a tea-garden this year {he’s becoming quite the evening tea drinker in his old age}. I’ve never liked tea, but the herbal teas are growing on me.

    1. Natasha Metzler says:

      My husband loves tea as well. I jokingly told him one day that his “love language” is making me tea when I’m feeling sick or sad or lonely. 🙂

  8. This was the neatest thing! I don’t know if I’m this adventurous. I’m… more likely to stick with my black tea bags from Wegmans. BUT. If I ever do decide to get all crazy with my tea, or if the economy collapses and I have to live from the land (Oh nooooosss) I may be upset about my general lack of Target merchandise, but at least I will know how to make my own tea!

    (PS. Which one is the caffeine weed? I need that one listed. Thanksomuch.)

    1. Natasha Metzler says:

      Ha! If you happen to find a caffeine weed, do let me know? 🙂

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